i4SCADA Knowledge Base

MessengerPro Visual Structure

Abstract

Open this article to learn how to orientate yourself in the WEBfactory i4SCADA MessengerPro module.

The structure of the MessengerPro is the same for the Web Application and for the i4SCADA Studio.

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MessengerPro Web Application

Language

By selecting the language from the upper-right drop down box, the user is able to change the language of the MessengerPro visualization at run time. The languages must be defined in i4SCADA Studio.

The languages can be added and marked as active in the Internationalization section of i4SCADA Studio.

The translation labels for i4SCADA MessengerPro start with the “WFSN_MSGPW_” string.

Visual Structure
Main Menu

The main menu allows the user to switch between MessengerPro’s different sections:

  • Members

  • Escalation tables

  • Shift schedules

  • Alarming groups

  • Alarming lists

  • Call archive

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MessengerPro Sections entry list

Toolbar

The MessengerPro toolbar is context sensitive. Depending on the selected view, the toolbar will render active or inactive the available options.

By default, the following options are available:

UI Option

Description

New.jpg

New

Create new data

Copy.jpg

Copy

Copy to clipboard

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Delete

Deletes the current selection

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View

Switch between the search mode and the standard mode.

Search View

When in Search view, the search options are available above the Toolbar.

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MessengerPro Toolbar

UI Option

Description

Column

Select the column of the table (from the Main view) as the search location.

Value

The value to be searched for in the selected column.

Filter

Start the filtering.

Main View

The main view of the MessengerPro application is the central part that displays the items, depending on the selected section. For example, in the Members section, the main view will display a table with the available members.

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MessengerPro - Members section view

Details Panel

The details panel lists the available details for the selected item in MessengerPro. The item details are listed under category tabs. For example, in the Members section, the details panel will display the General tab, containing the general details for the selected member, and the Addresses tab, containing the address details for the selected member.

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MessengerPro - Members detail panel